books about: delights
Hacker's Delight (2nd Edition)
Henry S. Warren
In Hacker’s Delight, Second Edition , Hank Warren once again compiles an irresistible collection of programming hacks: timesaving techniques, algorithms, and tricks that help programmers build more elegant and efficient software, while also gaining deeper insights into their craft. Warren’s hacks are eminently practical, but they’re also intrinsically interesting, and sometimes unexpected, much like the solution to a great puzzle. They ...
Accent Press, 2013
A sassy, spicy romance linking London’s West End with Wales by Jill Barry. Laura anticipates two quiet weeks when she swaps London for a stint running her aunt’s kitchen shop in a sleepy Welsh village. Disillusioned by a broken romance, she doesn’t expect to fall for Alex Conway, local-born singer performing in the golf club fund-raiser. He takes her number but dashes back to audition for the lead part in Devilish Delights, leaving ...
Delight Your Customers: 7 Simple Ways to Raise Your Customer Service from Ordinary to Extraordinary
Great customer service is rare. In fact, one survey found that while 80 percent of companies described themselves as delivering "superior" service, consumers estimated the number at a mere 8 percent. The problem, according to service expert Steve Curtin, is actually quite simple. When asked what their work entails, most employees list the duties and tasks associated with their position. Very few refer to the true essence of their job, which ...
Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible
In this introduction to Scripture, Leland Ryken organizes biblical passages into literary genres including narratives, poetry, proverbs, and drama, demonstrating that knowledge of a genre's characteristics enriches one's understanding of individual passages. Ryken offers a volume brimming over with wonderful insights into Old and New Testament books and passagesinsights that have escaped most traditional commentators.
Thermal Delight in Architecture
The MIT Press
Our thermal environment is as rich in cultural associations as our visual, acoustic, olfactory, and tactile environments. This book explores the potential for using thermal qualities as an expressive element in building design.Until quite recently, building technology and design has favored high-energy-consuming mechanical methods of neutralizing the thermal environment. It has not responded to the various ways that people use, remember, and ...
Delight in the Art of Collage: Mixed-media Collage and Assemblage Techniques and Projects
Lisa M. Pace
North Light Books
Delight in the Details! Add a bit of vintage detail to your collage work! In Delight in the Art Collage , Lisa M. Pace shares an abundance of mixed-media techniques and leads you step-by-step through 40 vintage-inspired projects ! Inside, you'll find projects that focus on textiles, metal, paper, beeswax, and more. You will follow along with step-by-step instruction for beautiful creations such as: A felted wool and zipper-trim fabric ...
Delights from the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and History of the Iraqi Cuisine, Second Edition
Fully revised edition of the definitive source on Iraqi cuisine and its history. SAVEUR magazine (issue 161, December 2013, p. 24) chose it as one of top 10 cookbooks for the year 2013. First edition awarded the Gourmand World Cookbook Special Jury Award 2007 Originally self-published by the author in 2003, Delights from the Garden became an underground bestseller and award-winner. Now fully revised and ...
5 Nights (Sinful Delights Romance - Boxed Set Book 1)
Tears of Crimson Publishing, 2013
Five Sinful Nights Boxed Set Enjoy five full length stories from bestselling author Michelle Hughes in this great offer from Tears of Crimson Publishing. In 2014 Michelle Hughes will merge into Cara Faith Donovan and these are the last books that will be offered under her name. Keep a part of Crimson History with this sensual memento from her library. Virgin/Alpha Male Romance? This set is sure to delight readers who ...
Savage Delight (Lovely Vicious Book 2)
Light meets dark. Secrets meet truth. It's been three years, twenty-five weeks, and five days since Isis Blake fell in love, and if she has it her way, it'll stretch into infinity. After a run-in with her mom’s ex-boyfriend, she scrabbles to remember what she’s lost to amnesia. Her ex-nemesis Jack falls deeper into a pit of despair, and his girlfriend Sophia does all she can to keep him to herself. But as Isis’ memories return, she ...
Delights & Shadows
Copper Canyon Press
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry Ted Kooser, who served as United States Poet Laureate (20042006), is a poet who works toward clarity and accessibility, so that each distinctive poem appears to be as fresh and bright and spontaneous as a good watercolor painting. He is a haiku-like imagist who imbues his poems with "tender wisdom,” and draws inspiration from the overlooked details of daily life. Praise for Delights and Shadows : ...
Delight Directed Learning: Guide Your Homeschooler Toward Passionate Learning (Coffee Break Books Book 2)
Turn Your Child’s Passion Into High School Credit! Using Delight to Ignite Learning Homeschoolers understand that a solid high school education involves more than just the standard high school courses. Yes, it is true that mastering science, math, and literature is important for homeschoolers—and vitally important if college lies ahead. But equally important are those subjects that the student is passionate about, subjects that they ...
Delight Yourself in the Lord…Even on Bad Hair Days
Sandra D. Bricker
Using the great and small “bad hair days” of life, the authors deliver reminders that the first step toward triumph is joy in the Lord. Whether single or married, career girl or stay-at-home mom, today'’s Christian woman is faced with daily obstacles. Delight Yourself in the Lord…...Even on Bad Hair Days is a devotional filled with upbeat reminders about infusing hope and joy in the Lord as the first step toward conquering ...
Taste of Home Cookies: 623 Irresistible Delights
Taste Of Home
This keepsake book of cookie recipes from Taste of Home contains over 600 delights-from simple chip-filled drop cookies and gooey, jam-packed sandwiches to fudgy brownies and delicate buttery shortbreads. Take a look inside and you'll find: * More than 600 cookies for every occasion, from after-school snacks and charity bake sales to holiday cookie platters and charming hostess gifts * Twelve chapters devoted to different cookies, including ...
Dixieland Delight: A Football Season on the Road in the Southeastern Conference
There is no college ball more passionate and competitive than football in the Southeastern Conference, where seven of the twelve schools boast stadiums bigger than any in the NFL and 6.5 million fans hit the road every year to hoot and holler their teams to victory. In September 2006, popular sports columnist and lifelong University of Tennessee fan Clay Travis set out on his "Dixieland Delight Tour." Without a single map, hotel reservation, or ...
The Dangerous Duty of Delight: Daring to Make God Your Greatest Desire (LifeChange Books)
Each of us is hard-wired to pursue our happiness. We long for significant, profound joy. Some try to satisfy it with exotic vacations, high-tech gadgets, career success, sports, academics, drug experimentation, even ascetic rigors. Yet the longing remains. Why? In The Dangerous Duty of Delight , John Piper turns our heart toward the one true object of human desire and happiness: God. Piper shows from Scripture that pursuing our happiness ...
Creativity in the Classroom: Schools of Curious Delight
Alane Jordan Starko
Creativity in the Classroom, Fifth Edition , helps teachers apply up-to-date research on creativity to their everyday classroom practice. Early chapters explore theories of creativity and talent development, while later chapters focus on practice, providing plentiful real-world applications— from strategies designed to teach creative thinking to guidelines for teaching core content in ways that support student creativity. Attention is also ...
J. B. Priestley
Great Northern Books Ltd
Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives
In today's world, with its relentless emphasis on success and productivity, we have lost the necessary rhythm of life, the balance between work and rest. Constantly striving, we feel exhausted and deprived in the midst of great abundance. We long for time with friends and family, we long for a moment to ourselves. Millennia ago, the tradition of Sabbath created an oasis of sacred time within a life of unceasing labor. Now, in a book that can ...
Delight in Your Child's Design
Laurie Winslow Sargent
Tyndale House Publishers
Every child is precious, but even good parents can become discouraged by frustrating aspects in their child's makeup and personality. Add other complicating factors, including the hurried pace of life and learning differences, and even the best of parents can become overwhelmed. Delight in Your Child's Design will enrich the parent/child relationship by helping parents understand and appreciate the unique design, temperament, and abilities of ...
City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London (Women in Culture and Society)
Judith R. Walkowitz
University Of Chicago Press
From tabloid exposes of child prostitution to the grisly tales of Jack the Ripper, narratives of sexual danger pulsated through Victorian London. Expertly blending social history and cultural criticism, Judith Walkowitz shows how these narratives reveal the complex dramas of power, politics, and sexuality that were being played out in late nineteenth-century Britain, and how they influenced the language of politics, journalism, and fiction. ...
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